Liberal Democrat Newswire #125 came out last week, taking a look at the remarkable European Parliament elections and what comes next for the Lib Dems. … Read the full post »
Read about the former Liberal and then Liberal Democrat MP and party leader, David Steel.
Earlier today the Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader Jo Swinson tweeted the former Liberal Party Leader and Liberal Democrat peer David Steel is facing investigation. … Read the full post »
It’s been another period of rapid growth for the readership of Lib Dem Newswire, with subscriber numbers nearly doubling already since January 1st. … Read the full post »
Chris Radley, former cartoonist for the Social Democrat (the SDP’s weekly newspaper), was interviewed in 2003 about his work. … Read the full post »
One for those who have followed the details of internal Liberal Democrat debates over House of Lords reform… … Read the full post »
The question of what political impact the TV political satire show Spitting Image really had has been in the news again recently. … Read the full post »
Probably the most famous, even infamous, version of Liberator magazine came out during 1984. … Read the full post »
Leaving through some kindly donated old copies of Liberator from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, there is a distinct sense of déjà vu… … Read the full post »
No, not Jeremy Thorpe but David Steel. In the late 1970s the then Liberal Party leader David Steel presented the Communist dictator of Romania, Nicolae Ceausescu, with a labrador puppy. As you do. At least that made a change from deciding not to bomb Greenland.
The attitude of former Liberal Party leader David Steel to Nick Clegg’s House of Lords reform proposals has been lukewarm at best. … Read the full post »